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How the World Stopped Worrying about Nuclear Disarmament and Forgot ...

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) recognizes only five “nuclear states” – the U.S., UK, France, Russia and China. Since 1967, ...
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Was Machiavelli Right About Innovation?

“It is a very natural and ordinary thing to desire to acquire; and always, when men do it who can, ...
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The Islamic State Meets the Laws of Economics

The so-called Islamic State’s Caliphate faces an adversary more deadly than the bombs being dropped upon it. It has not ...
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Winning the Peace in Mesopotamia

Academics, generals, and the intelligence community are generally in agreement concerning the changing character of war: yesterday’s wars were waged over land, today’s ...
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Whats Haunting Anglo-Iranian Relations

With specialist restorers needing to be flown in from the UK to restore the building to its past glory, on ...
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Why NATO Intervened in Libya, but Not Syria

The war in Syria continues to grind along with Bashar al Assad still in power in Damascus. The security focus ...
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Why Britain hasnt Followed the US into Syria

It seems like a generation ago now, but it was only in late August 2013 that Britain’s House of Commons ...
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Figure Out the Air Force: Airpower, Nuclear Weapons and Next ...

General Welsh, speaking to Defense News soon after taking the helm of the United States Air Force as its Chief ...
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Heres How We Should Think about Intervention

When should the United States intervene? Intervention can be advocated, approved and implemented for a variety of reasons: to repel an ...
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Vladislav Surkov: The (Gray) Cardinal of the Kremlin

In the parlance of our times, Vladislav Surkov is Russia’s very real answer to Frank Underwood – a behind the ...